Using the Brain Dead for Medical Research
Susan R. Martyn
University of Toledo - College of Law
Utah L. Rev., Vol. 1, 1986
Federal Institutional Review Board Regulations should be amended to require review of research proposals involving brain dead bodies. IRB review would aid in ensuring the certainty of the brain death determination, the need for the proposed research, and the proper disclosure to family members.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 29
Keywords: Neomort, Biomort, Brain Death, Medical Research, Human Subjects Research, President's Commission, Uniform Anatomical Gift Act, Transplantation, Organ Donation, Cadaver, Institutional Review Boards
Date posted: July 16, 2008